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Quote: “Nobody woke up this morning and said, I’ve got to hire a speaker. Thousands of people woke up and said, I’ve got a problem to solve or an opportunity to achieve.” Barry Banther
We’ve been watching the world rapidly change for more than a year now. And I think that some of the questions we’re all wondering about is…when will it be over and how will everything look when it’s done? On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we are thrilled to welcome my good friend and National Chairman of the National Speakers Association, Barry Banther to talk about where the future of the speaking business is heading.
Barry is also the President and CEO of Banther Consulting and Banther Family Advisors. He is a widely sought-after business strategist and trusted advisor. Barry served in the administration of three Florida governors as their appointee overseeing private higher education. He was elected to an unprecedented four terms as Chairman of the Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities.
Highlights you won’t want to miss:
- Barry’s journey from NC to NSA. [1:00]
- Finding the perfect audience. [5:00]
- NSA…new options and more diversity. [10:30]
- We’re artists, not entrepreneurs. [18:00]
- Changes created by pivoting to virtual. [23:15]
- An exercise to find your cognitive competency. [31:30]
What’s your topic?
How do you mean that?
Can you give me an example of that?
- How to fully engage your virtual audience. [37:30]
Barry has written over fifty leadership-training programs within which he combines three decades of experience as a business leader, corporate executive and public servant to help you become a “Lasting Leader” as you develop your team and grow your business. This body of work has earned him the highest accreditation from the Institute of Management Consultants as a Certified Management Consultant and from the National Speakers Association as a Certified Speaking Professional. He is one of less than sixty professionals worldwide to hold both designations.
If you want some great insight on how the speaking business is evolving now, and in the future, you simply can’t afford to miss this episode!
I hope you’ll download and learn.